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Governor Nasir El-Rufai denies that he leaked his memo to President Buhari

Governor Nasir El-Rufai denies that he leaked his memo to President Buhari

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has denied reports that he leaked the 30-page explosive memo he wrote to President Buhari last September. El-Rufai in the memo stated that President Buhari’s government has failed to deliver on mundane matters of governance.In an exclusive interview with DailyTrust, El-Rufai denied having an ulterior motive for sending the memo. He says the memo was ...

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Saraki denies EFCC’s claim that he used his aides to launder N3.5 billion Paris Club Loan Refund

Saraki denies EFCC’s claim that he used his aides to launder N3.5 billion Paris Club Loan Refund

The EFCC has reportedly indicted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some of his aides in the alleged laundering of up to N3.5 billion from the Paris Club Loan Refund.According to Channels TV, a source at the antigraft agency says investigation by some of its officials have revealed that some persons with close links to Saraki were used to launder ...

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Return to site within 30 days or face prosecution – FG to contractors handling projects in the Niger Delta

Return to site within 30 days or face prosecution - FG to contractors handling projects in the Niger Delta

The Federal Government has issued a warning to all contractors handling government projects in the Niger Delta region to return to site within 30 days or face prosecution.A statement released by Special Adviser to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, says Osinbajo issued the directive at a recent meeting of the inter-ministerial working group following up ...

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“Retrace your steps or face God’s wrath” – Nigerian Bishops warn Apostle Suleman’s accuser, Stephanie Otobo

"Retrace your steps or face God’s wrath" - Nigerian Bishops warn Apostle Suleman's accuser, Stephanie Otobo

Suleman, of having extramarital affair with her and aborting their baby, has been warned by the association of Nigerian Bishops known as the Niger Delta Bishops and Ministers Forum (NDBMF) to retrace her steps or face the wrath of God.Addressing newsmen in Port Harcourt, Rivers state yesterday, President of NDBMF, His Eminence, Dr. Julius Ediwe, said Stephanie is being sponsored ...

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SR says Harvard University denies Dino Melaye ever studied there, says he only came for a one-week leadership seminar

SR says Harvard University denies Dino Melaye ever studied there, says he only came for a one-week leadership seminar

Amidst the controversy currently surrounding his first degree certificate from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Harvard University in Boston, United States, has reportedly denied claims that Senator Dino Melaye ever studied in their school. According to Sahara Reporters, the Registrar’s Office of the Ivy league school, denied Dino’s claim after a reporter inquired from them.According to the Harvard Kennedy School of Educational ...

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Senate to investigate Bukola Saraki and Dino Melaye over Range Rover Bullet proof SUV and certificate forgery allegations

Senate to investigate Bukola Saraki and Dino Melaye over Range Rover Bullet proof SUV and certificate forgery allegations

The Senate has ordered its committee on Ethics to investigate Senate President Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye. Former Majority leader, Ali Ndume this morning during plenary, drew the attention of the senate to reports on Sahara Reporters, accusing both Saraki and Melaye of been involved in shady acts. Sahara Reporters in a story published two days ago, alleged that the senate ...

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‘I’m a very authentic graduate of Ahmadu Bello University’ – Senator Dino Melaye

'I'm a very authentic graduate of Ahmadu Bello University' - Senator Dino Melaye

Sahara Reporters yesterday alleged that Dino Melaye did not graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University where he  went to school for his first degree. The Senator immediately debunked the allegation on twitter, saying their supposed proof where fake documents.During the Senate Plenary this afternoon, Melaye made sure to declare his educational status while introducing himself. He said: “Dino Melaye, Kogi ...

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Friend of medical doctor who committed suicide claims he was a sickler who suffered seizure attacks

Friend of medical doctor who committed suicide claims he was a sickler who suffered seizure attacks

According to a mail received today by LindaIkejisblog from a friend of 35 year old medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who committed suicide on Sunday March 13th. Which says: Hi LIB, the deceased was my friend and I will like to remain anonymous pls. Dr Orji was an introvert because he was a sickler and he suffered from seizure attacks thus, he ...

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Police recovers more body parts as man caught with a woman’s decapitated head takes them to his slaughtering ground in Lagos State

Police recovers more body parts as man caught with a woman's decapitated head takes them to his slaughtering ground in Lagos State

At about 4pm on Sunday March 19th, a middle aged man was caught with the head and hands of an unidentified lady at Muwo axis in Ikoga Badagry. According to a resident of the area, the culprit had  always been seen walking around the neighborhood holding a sack with blood dripping from it. Whenever he’s confronted and asked what’s inside the ...

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Saraki has nothing to do with importation of Range Rover Bulletproof SUV- Aide says

Saraki has nothing to do with importation of Range Rover Bulletproof SUV- Aide says

Senate president Bukola Saraki, has denied allegations of importing a Range Rover Bulletproof SUV without paying the necessary import duty to Customs. This allegation was made by Sahara Reporters two days ago.The senate during plenary today ordered its committee on Ethics and Privileges to investigate the allegation following a motion by former Majority leader, Senator Ali Ndume. Read the statement ...

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Photos: Nigerian man ordained 1st black Bishop of Woolwich, UK

Photos: Nigerian man ordained 1st black Bishop of Woolwich, UK

Nigeria-born Woyin Karowei Dorgu has been ordained the 13th Church of England Bishop in the diocese of Woolwich in South-East London. Dorgu becomes the first black person to be ordained Church of England bishop in 20 years. Prior to his consecration, Bishop Karowei was Vicar of St John, Upper Holloway.  Born and brought up in Nigeria, he worked as a ...

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About 400 Nigerians are in South African jails – Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazaub reveals

About 400 Nigerians are in South African jails - Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazaub reveals

Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau  on Friday said 400 Nigerians are saving jail terms for various offences in South Africa. Dambazau made the disclosure during a joint news conference, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the visit of Nigerian delegation to South Africa. ‘These are in the minority because equally we have Nigerian professionals ...

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Video: Bread seller knocked down and killed by commercial bus at Sango Toll Gate

Video: Bread seller knocked down and killed by commercial bus at Sango Toll Gate

A female bread seller died after she was knocked down by a commercial bus at Sango Toll Gate, today. It was gathered that the deceased was trying to cross to the other side of the road when the speeding vehicle hit her. Bystanders were talking and making videos rather than try to find some type of help for her. It seems someone ...

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BREAKING: Senate walks Customs CG, Ali out and to reappear on March 22

BREAKING: Senate walks Customs CG, Ali out and to reappear on March 22

The Nigeria Senate walked out Customs Comptroller General, Col Hammed Ali, out for not putting on his uniform. He was asked to return next week wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 in uniform. According to the Senators, Ali should lead by example. Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekeremadu had earlier queried the Comptroller General for not wearing his official uniform. Responding to ...

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Police arrests Islamic cleric for allegedly stoning 3 year old boy to death for rituals in Lagos

Police arrests Islamic cleric for allegedly stoning 3 year old boy to death for rituals in Lagos

The Police in Lagos state have arrested a muslim cleric, Kazeem Alimson also known as Alfa for stoning a three year old boy named, Chiagozie Okereke, to death, whom he allegedly planned to use for rituals. The incident happened at the White Sand area of Isheri-Oshun in Ejigbo area of Lagos State on Tuesday March 14th. According to the Guardian, the ...

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I stand by Apostle Suleman, APC cabal behind his travail – Ayo Fayose

I stand by Apostle Suleman, APC cabal behind his travail - Ayo Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described the adultery allegation against Apostle Johnson Suleman of the Omega Power Ministry by one Miss Stephanie Otobo as “high level conspiracy meant to destroy the integrity of the pastor and silence his critical and principled voice of truth and dissent in a nation fast becoming a one-party state.” He said: “This was ...

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Photos: Troops ambush and kill four escaping Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Troops ambush and kill four escaping Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Troops of 151 Task Force Battalion, 21 Brigade, Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE Tuesday evening while on fighting patrol, ambushed some fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Borno State College of Business Studies (BOCCOS) along Bama-Ngurosoye road, Borno State. The team neutralized 4 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered 1 AK-56 Rifle, 60 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunition, 3 AK-56 Rifle ...

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Mentally ill mother stabs her 8 months-old child in Ebonyi state

Mentally ill mother stabs her 8 months-old child in Ebonyi state

A woman has been arrested by the Ebonyi state police command after she stabbed her 8 month-old child with a kitchen knife. According to Facebook user, Omeri Francis Nwachi who shared the story, The baby was taken to Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki with the knife stuck in his stomach. He wrote; It happened at A&E fetha2 this evening 10th March, ...

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Photos: Fayose distributes Cash, portions of rice to Ekiti state residents

Fayose distributes Cash, portions of rice to Ekiti state residents

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and his aides were spotted sharing rice and some cash to residents of the State, at Nova road, Ado Ekiti, on Wednesday. This is part of the stomach infrastructure programme he created to enrich the lives of people in the state.

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Nigeria Customs Service supsends its controversial motor duty policy

Nigeria Customs Service supsends its controversial motor duty policy

Following the face-off with the senate and the public outcry, the Nigeria Customs Service NCS, has announced the suspension of its controversial new motor duty policy.The policy which was to take effect next month, proposed that vehicle owners should visit the nearest Customs office to ascertain if their vehicle duties were fully paid for or not by their vehicle importer. ...

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